The Kansas City Chiefs have signed a former third round pick. Per a report from Aaron Wilson and the KC Star's Terez Paylor, the Chiefs have signed former Baltimore Ravens OT Jah Reid.
Jah Reid was cut by the Ravens on Saturday and now has signed with the Chiefs after clearing waivers— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) September 6, 2015
Reid was released from the Ravens this weekend and cleared waivers. He has seven starts in Baltimore in 2012. His release from Baltimore was not considered a surprise. Still I find this move very intriguing because of the uncertainty the Chiefs face at offensive tackle right now. Both Eric Fisher and Jeff Allen are injured. Andy Reid indicated that Fisher is ahead of Allen and could play Week 1. It doesn't sound like Allen is likely to be available Week 1. The Chiefs do have Donald Stephenson so they can line up and play if Fisher is healthy. However, without Allen and by waiving Jarrod Pughsley this weekend, the Chiefs don't have any other true tackles on the active roster (although Paul Fanaika played some tackle this preseason).
I'm curious to see where Reid fits in as the Chiefs hit the practice field next week. For those who want the Fisher-Grubbs-Morse-Allen-Stephenson rotation on the line then perhaps Reid is here as the third tackle.
This means the Chiefs will need to cut one more player off their roster. We're tracking the Chiefs practice squad and waiver wire here.